Perhaps you’ve heard of mindful eating, and you’re wondering what it’s all about. More specifically, why is mindful eating important? Is it something you should consider trying?
In a world that is constantly distracted and focused on the next task, it can be difficult to focus on anything for more than a few minutes, even our own food. In our fast-paced society, it’s easy to mindlessly shovel food into our mouths without paying attention to what we’re eating or how we’re feeling. I believe that this is one of the biggest challenges to healthy eating, that is too often overlooked.
How can we possibly change our diet for the better, if we’re not even paying attention to what we’re eating and how it makes us feel? We can’t. So, let’s take a closer look at why mindful eating is so important in our distracted world.[Read more…] about Why is Mindful Eating Important?